Wisconsin State Assembly Passes Joint Resolution, Declaring March 10th As Tibet Day

The Wisconsin State Assembly, on March 1st, 2007, unanimously passed a resolution which honors the memory of more than one million Tibtans who have died in their struggle for the cause of Tibet and declares March 10 as Tibet Day in Wisconsin.

The Resolution was introduced by 8 State Representatives and 2 State Senators. While introducing the Resolution, Representative Parisi said, "I dedicate today's resolution to 17 year old Kelsang Namtso, a Tibetan nun who was on Sept.30, 2006 who was shot dead by Chinese soldiers as she and friends attempted to flee the country." Mr. Namgyal Tsering, a resident of the State, welcomes the resolution as a sign of the US support for the cause of Tibet.